Dialysis is located on the lower level of the hospital, L300. Register at Patient Registration on the main floor of Woodstock Hospital for your initial appointment.
Accessing this Service:
A written or phone referral is required from the South Western London Regional Self Care Dialysis Centre(London). Bring this a written referral (if you have one) with you, along with your health card for your initial appointment.
Woodstock Hospital’s Dialysis Unit is a satellite unit out of the London Health Sciences Centre, allowing patients to be in their own community and still have full access to the entire renal team. The renal dietitian, pharmacist, social worker, nurse practitioner and nephrologist can be reached by phone or video conferencing on computers or tablets.
The Woodstock Hospital Dialysis Unit recently celebrated two decades of impressive change service and growth.The unit first opened in August of 1997, with four part-time registered nurses that could accommodate 20 patients. Presently Presently, the unit has 36 patients with 9 open stations , 3 full-time nurses, 6 part-time nurses and 3 dialysis techniciansand capacity for future growth. Patient's wishes for home hemodialysis and kidney transplant are always respected and followed through in collaboration with LHSC. The team at Woodstock Hospital promote health education, autonomy of care, as well as care decision guidance while respecting patients wishes and individual goals of care.
Dialysis patients are also actively engaged and well represented on the Dialysis Unit Council which meets regularly.
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